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Old 02-09-2010, 04:42 PM   #1
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Proper Adjustment of Tow Vehicle Mirrors for Excels

Here is the proper way to adjust your mirrors, the video is for cars but it works well for when towing your Excel.


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I saw that video and I recommend it.
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Good basic reminder, woody....I, for sure, use the bullseyes on my mirrors. rockin'
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Woodhicker,

I'm 53 years old and actually did not know there was a "proper" way to set my mirrors. I can't count the number of times that I've cut off someone that was in my blind spot.

Thank you for sharing this video. I learned something today.

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Yep, great remider Woodhicker. I was aware of it as USAA magazine puts in on the back of their magazine on a regular basis. I can tell you that's not how I was taught to set the mirrors in driver's ed classes. Now, anyone got a remedy for forgetting to look in the mirror? David
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I get nervous when I see all that traffic behind me.

So I watch a movie on my laptop or adjust the route on my GPS program.

But I never talk on a cell phone!
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I've learned something useful today. Thanks.
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I took a professional driving safety class for a RV/Specialty Truck delivery company a couple years back when we started workamping and mirror adjustment was an important part of the training. One must train themselves to sweep the inside and outside mirrors with the eyes every three to five seconds, a sign of an overly tired driver is one that stops checking their mirrors on a consistent basis. It is also the reason cell phones should never be used while driving as it takes away the the focal concentration of being aware of the space around us.

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